Bonnie Kauth sends us the following report on her saga to get doctors and medical examiners to understand her intent to carry out her mother's funeral privately, without funeral home involvement. We can never figure out why doctors, of all people, would be so weirded out by death. . .
It's been exactly three months since I talked to you about getting the "permit to transfer a body" issue sorted out here in Iowa. (Considering that there is a 48 hour death to grave requirement, thank goodness we didn't need the permit.)